Janesville Job Opening

POSITION TITLE: Library Assistant III

SUPERVISOR: Branch Supervisor

JOB DUTIES: 

  • Creates excellent customer experiences—making patrons feel welcome, registering patrons, keeping the library clean and tidy, brainstorming interesting displays, and providing positive and memorable patron experiences.
  • Provides useful reference and meaningful reader’s advisory services to patrons by using online and print resources.
  • Instructs patrons in the location and use of library materials.
  • Assists with computer and e-reader questions.
  • Leads events and activities promoting lifelong learning
  • Opens and closes library.
  • Checks materials in and out, renews and reserves materials, and takes meeting room and computer reservations.
  • Processes fines, interlibrary loan materials, and new library cards.
  • Adds/withdraws items using automated bibliographic database.
  • Scans, faxes, and copies for patrons.
  • Shelves library materials and reads shelves.
  • Identifies collection needs based on customer comments.
  • Performs related duties as assigned or apparent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma
  • Computer literacy with MS office proficiency
  • Knowledge of library operations and library collection
  • Customer service experience
  • Ability to stand, walk, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, climb, push/pull up to 50 pounds, and lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply current technology to the position.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a busy public service atmosphere with frequent interruptions.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Apply time management skills.
  • Maintain confidentiality and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Approach position with professionalism, initiative, and tact.
  • Be flexible and continuously learn, unlearn, and relearn.

ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE:
$13.68 an hour
Paid holidays

HOURS/DAYS:
6 hours per week, Thursdays 2-8 pm

Please submit applications in the form of a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references by Monday, November 28th to:
Stacy Lienemann, Director at lienemann@tds.lib.mn.us, 507-835-3700 (fax), or via snail mail at:
Waseca-Le Sueur Regional Library System
408 N State St
Waseca MN 56093

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